41points

Beats by Dre Powerbeats

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Beats by Dre Powerbeats
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Beats by Dre Powerbeats vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
41
points
94
points

Why is Beats by Dre Powerbeats better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 191.1g lighter
    30gvs221.1g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Beats by Dre Powerbeats?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

4.weight

30g

221.1g

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5.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.sweat resistant
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

3.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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5.has a noise canceling microphone
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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